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Evan Conner, MD, and Hawnwan Philip Moy, MD, February 28, 2020
Much like backboards, the evidence is mounting against their frequent use.
Mike Rubin, January 28, 2020
Clinging to old habits makes change difficult.
January 25, 2020
MedStar EMS providers are taking precautionary measures to identify potential cases of the new coronavirus that has spread from China.
Jeffrey Uribe, MD; Navin Ariyaprakai, MD, EMT-P, FAEMS, FACEP; Ammundeep Tagore, MD, MSHA, MBA, FAAEM, FACEP; and Josephine V. Geranio, BS, January 24, 2020
For EMS docs, it’s a safe and effective solution to tension pneumothorax.
January 21, 2020
Does pediatric age impact intubation success rates?
Moshe Landsman, January 18, 2020
With one infant twin already hospitalized, the other suddenly needs help.
January 14, 2020
Luis Garcia founded the USA Opioid Crisis Mortality Reduction with Narcan organization in 2017 on International Overdose Awareness Day.
Christopher Gaeta, January 12, 2020
Can it move so easily from the hospital to the field?
John Erich, January 10, 2020
And even more important, how can we reduce them in EMS?
January 02, 2020
While deaths caused by fires decreased by 25% in 2019, the number of medical emergencies spiked.
January 01, 2020
Metro EMS of Little Rock, Ark., has adapted its protocols to include head elevation for cardiac arrest patients.  A crew utilized their new resuscitation bundle in August to help save 44-year-…
John Erich, January 01, 2020
Optimism remains high as it becomes part of systems’ care bundles.
Scott DeBoer, RN, MSN, CPEN, CEN, CCRN, CFRN, EMT-P; Jason Chancey, BSN, EMT-P, CEN, CFRN; Michael Rushing, NRP, BSN, RN, CEN, CFRN, CPEN, TCRN, CCRN-CMC; Lisa DeBoer, CET, NREMT, PI; Michelle Webb, RN, MSN, CRNA; and Michael Seaver, RN, BA, January 01, 2020
How to quickly determine tube sizes for pediatrics and other patients.
December 31, 2019
Data showed that those who experienced cardiac arrest in predominantly Hispanic neighborhoods were 40% less likely to receive bystander CPR.
December 30, 2019
John Carl Petrousky faces multiple charges after attacking paramedic Fred Kramer, his partner, and a police officer.
December 29, 2019
The Leave It Behind program allows Akron Fire EMS crews to provide Narcan kits and training to patients or their family members.
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